Academic Challenge places fifth in the state

From March 30th through April 2nd at the Coronado Springs Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, the Key West High School (KWHS) Academic Challenge team, a student-run educational trivia team, proved their intellectual abilities by placing fifth place in their state competition.  Although there is no monetary prize like Jeopardy, a game show based on your knowledge of various topics, Academic Challenge gives the students … Continue reading Academic Challenge places fifth in the state

Differences between the American and Italian school system

In the American movie industry, the stereotypes of a “regular teenage experience” are clear: going to a large high school, talking with your friends at lunch, playing sports, participating in clubs, etc. But is that accurate for other countries?  In Banfi, Italy, the primary and secondary school stages before going to high school are the same as the American education system: five years of elementary … Continue reading Differences between the American and Italian school system

KWHS Tutoring Program Review

Getting help on subjects you are struggling to understand within school can be challenging. Finding an affordable tutor, or even someone who can understand your assignments is a dispute, but not with the Key West High School (KWHS) Tutoring Program.  Jonibek Muhsinov and Gabrielle Pariag, the leaders of the KWHS Tutoring Program, created this organization to put their skills and mentoring experience to good use. … Continue reading KWHS Tutoring Program Review

KWHS Backyard Grand Opening

On April 27th, the conclusion of the infamous Key West High School (KWHS) backyard, an array of sports facilities in the back of the school, was finally recognized for its monumental upgrade from the original facility made in 2004. Christina McPherson, the principal of KWHS, hosted the ribbon cutting ceremony of the new backyard along with Nicolas Gonzalez, the KWHS Student Council president.  Although the … Continue reading KWHS Backyard Grand Opening

Students’ Perspectives on taking the EOCs 8 Months Later

Through December 1st to December 9th, student’s who took an End Of Course (EOC) exam based class last year had to take the exam this year due to COVID-19. These exams took place 8 months after the test was supposed to have been completed, creating a negative reaction for the students taking the test. Madison Fernandez, a sophomore at Key West High School (KWHS), provided … Continue reading Students’ Perspectives on taking the EOCs 8 Months Later